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10/13/2016 - The Big Kahuna: Off Season Show for Coastal Souvenir Retailers and Resorts
The Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show from Urban Expositions, coming to Myrtle Beach, SC December 4-7, 2016.
02/05/2015 - Straighten Up with the Up SHIRT
The Up SHIRT line of products embodies timeless fashion pieces, but also serve the community and the health of your customers.
01/01/2013 - Haute Fashion at Deep Discounts
Clothing Showroom is an online wholesaler of brand name and proprietary label apparel. The company's website boasts 26 merchandise categories, plus additional pages showcasing the latest special deals. The catalogue is regularly updated to reflect the latest fashions, and recently spotlighted its selection of Ed Hardy by Christian Audigier, Hello Kitty and WOW Couture apparel.
10/01/2012 - A Whole Lot of Love
While romance is in the air year round, there is one special day set aside that celebrates lovers. That day is Valentine's Day, and nothing is more popular for amorous gift giving than greeting cards and merchandise that say "Love." This year, wholesalers are offering retailers merchandise that is both traditional and trendy, giving customers the opportunity to say the age-old "I love you" with a contemporary twist.
09/01/2012 - Smack Talking Tees
Wayne Curtis, a Seminoles fan and graduate of Florida State University, dutifully despised the University of Florida Gators coach Steve Spurrier as the leader of FSU's rival school's football team. Curtis decided to make a SHIRT that poked fun at Spurrier with a quote from Will Rogers. "I never met a man I didn't like," the front read, the back continuing with, "Will Rogers never met Steve Spurrier."
09/01/2012 - Wrap the Holidays in Fun, Flirty Accessories
Colorful, unique accessories make great holiday gifts, especially when they offer retailers outstanding profit margins. Some of the hottest new merchandise this season includes versatile hand cut scarves, shiny hair products and twinkling rhinestone jewelry, and jingle jangle hip scarves, all of which dress up anyone's bottom line.
07/01/2012 - Innovative Toys Create Sales
Toys are always big sellers for independent retailers, whether for stocking shelves for the holidays or for year-round gifting occasions like birthdays. Marketers tend to agree that the more innovative the product, the greater the sales.
05/01/2012 - Western Express For Western Success
The story behind Western Express, the leading wholesale company for cowboy hats, western SHIRTS, belt buckles, and other buckaroo-styled clothing items, starts with a touch of show business.
04/01/2012 - Back-to-School Online
While kids are currently counting down to the first day of summer vacation, retailers are already merchandising for the new school year, filling their stockrooms with the essentials and the forecasted must-haves.
08/01/2011 - Gift And Decor Wholesalers Adapt and Thrive
The gift and decor industry covers a wide range of merchandise, but some universal trends can be found when taking a closer look at the industry?s suppliers.
07/01/2011 - Steal Deal Inc. Fully Optimized For Search Engines
Mix a successful wholesale clothing business with a savvy Internet strategy, and expect explosive growth.
04/01/2011 - ASD Show 2011: Traffic Good, Exhibitors Pleased
The 2011 ASD Show in Las Vegas was thronged, and exhibitor reaction ranged from satisfied to ecstatic, reports from the show floor indicate.
11/01/2010 - Alligator Heads For Smiles & Profits
You never know where a hobby like fossil collecting might lead you. Just ask Robert McDade, CEO and founder of Natural Selections Inc., who started collecting fossils and minerals as a hobby.
05/01/2010 - Sweet Success With Candy Concepts
CandyConceptsInc.com is not just about candy. In fact, candy now accounts for a mere ten to 15 percent of the company's sales.
05/01/2010 - Shopforbags.com Empowers Entrepreneurs
Buying from Shopforbags.com is an excellent way for store owners to stay ahead of their competition, because the company carries sought-after, trendy items not found anywhere else.
11/01/2009 - Sweats & Thermals from K & C
K & C HOSIERY has added a line of hooded sweatSHIRTS, cargo sweat pants, heavyweight thermal SHIRTS and thermal suits for men and women.
11/01/2009 - Spectrum Packaging Has Customer Service in the Bag
In an extremely competitive market determined primarily by price, Spectrum Packaging has carved a niche for themselves with their superior customer service.
11/01/2009 - Relaxing Soda
MARY JANE'S SODA INC. has introduced, "Mary Jane's Relaxing Soda."
10/01/2009 - Unique Selection at Red Barn Ranch
There really is a red barn at Red Barn Ranch Wholesale. It was built in 1910 on what was then a walnut farm, and it is now the warehouse for their inventory of beautiful and diverse products.
09/01/2009 - Girls Tees & Tanks
KATYDID COLLECTION, which began with fashionable clothing, handbags and accessories for women, and later added the Mattox men's line, has introduced a line of T-SHIRTS and tanks for little girls between the ages of three to 10.
09/01/2009 - Celebrating The King of Pop
HEAVENLY BODY PRODUCTS offers a wide variety of posters, T-SHIRTS and buttons in honor of Michael Jackson.
07/01/2009 - Cure Breast Cancer
PINK WHOLESALE offers about 50 different products, all carrying a depiction of the pink ribbon that has come to signify the search for a cure for breast cancer.
07/01/2009 - Barber and Company For the Love of T-SHIRTS
In a T-SHIRT filled America, Barber & Company is not merely just another provider.
06/01/2009 - Picking Kiosk Product Winners
While good salesmanship and dedication are essential ingredients to success with kiosks and carts, selecting the right product is critical to attracting attention and making sales.
06/01/2009 - Everything Tie Dye
The newest addition to MDM International's already extensive line of tie-dye apparel is tie-dye T-SHIRTS carrying the peace sign.
05/01/2009 - Increasing Average Orders
Generating more revenue for your online store is undoubtedly one of the most important long term goals of any business owner.
03/01/2009 - Diverse Products Push Sales
Diverse products and categories can fill the bill for kiosk and cart vendors, as long as the items grab shoppers' attention. Two companies with products that could hardly be farther apart highlight the diverse possibilities.
02/01/2009 - Trio of Lovable Pals
VITTLE BUDDIES has launched a line of novelty personalities called, Vittle Buddies, which began with, "Potato Pals."
02/01/2009 - Asias Got the Goods
"Made in China" is a tag that most American consumers are familiar with. Asia has long been a great source of merchandise, ranging from toys to electronics to jewelry, apparel and accessories.
01/01/2009 - Barack Obama Products
HEAVENLY BODY PRODUCTS has a large and diverse inventory of Obama products.
12/01/2008 - New Mini Pleat Fashion
JUST SIMPLY UNIQUE adds a new mini pleat line to its popular popcorn fashion.
11/01/2008 - Norton Show Nov. 15th
The Norton Shows' largest event of the year will take place November 15-17 at the Sevierville Events Center in Sevierville, TN.
11/01/2008 - Designers Move from Class to Mass
Such high fashion designers as Vera Wang and Stella McCartney are among those shifting to lower priced lines, in order to gain wider recognition across a broader customer base.
10/01/2008 - Walmart Goes Tailgating
Walmart has completely transformed more than 1,700 of its garden centers into, "Game Time Headquarters," areas that have been customized for supporters of local college or professional football teams.
10/01/2008 - Prep Websites for Holidays
More consumers are expected to shop online this holiday season. Now is the time to make sure your retail website is ready to maximize the potential.
10/01/2008 - Marketing on a Shoestring
When it comes to achieving a level of visibility and name recognition that's on par with their chain store rivals, most independent retailers face pretty stiff odds.
09/01/2008 - Wacky SHIRTS For Big Margins
For a limited time, Big Fish Sportswear is offering a selection of closeout T-SHIRTS and ladies' tops for a wholesale cost of just 99 cents a unit.
08/01/2008 - Footwear & Apparel Forecast
Few categories can match the Footwear & Apparel niches when it comes to cultivating revenue from August through December. From Back-to-School to Christmas, consumers are buying shoes and clothes for school, work and gifting occasions.
08/01/2008 - E. Rossi Thrives in Little Italy
A Grand Street institution in New York's Little Italy since 1910, E. Rossi & Company has taken many different turns in its celebrated history.
08/01/2008 - Art From Behind Bars
CONVICTED CLOTHING carries a variety of apparel with artwork created by prison inmates, while they were incarcerated.
06/01/2008 - Latest Urban Fashions
STEAL DEAL INC., a specialist in hot urban fashion, has added the newest items in this important youth apparel niche.
05/01/2008 - Belt Buckle Logos
WESTERN EXPRESS INC. has added a line of licensed logos on belt buckles, and on other products as well. The licenses are among the best known and most popular graphic images.
05/01/2008 - Bargain Underwear
K & C HOSIERY LLC offers some especially good pricing on quality men's boxers and A-SHIRT tank tops. One of the company's specials on boxer shorts wholesales for $9 a dozen, which contains four three packs.
05/01/2008 - Affirming Tees
HOLLANDER OLSEN offers two different lines of high quality screen printed T-SHIRTS that carry positive, life affirming messages.
04/01/2008 - Mermaids From Luscious Lures
LUSCIOUS LURES introduces a line of seven different authentic fishing lures, each carrying the design of a different, named mermaid.
04/01/2008 - Look At Me SHIRTS
LOOK AT ME SHIRTS began as a line of T-SHIRTS imprinted with sayings developed by two stand up comedians, one of whom is also an artist.
04/01/2008 - Heat Transfers Galore
AIR WAVES INC. has an unparalleled assortment of heat transfer graphics and all the equipment necessary to help a retailer get started in the imprinted T-SHIRT business.
03/01/2008 - Niches Boost Apparel Sales
The retail apparel sector can benefit significantly by expansion into niche clothing markets. A wide range of suppliers specializing in niches have gained strength nationwide, and also in geographic areas with differing demographics.
02/01/2008 - Religious Jeans
HELMETS INC. introduces an exclusive line of jeans called Jerusalem Cruisers or JC Jeans, which carry laser engraved biblical verses on the back pocket and down one leg.
01/01/2008 - Shoppers Need Visuals
"People don't shop by reading text, they shop by visuals, like color and style," said Joe Chung, CEO and co founder of Allurent Inc., a web technology firm.